Bardon Ranked Top 6 Safest Suburbs in Queensland

Data analysis of the property crime records in Queensland shows that Bardon ranks as the sixth safest place in the city.

Postal Code 4065, covering Bardon and Rainworth, located northwest of Brisbane CBD, logged 26 crimes per 1,000 properties from Queensland Police Service data drawn between 2017 to 2022 for crimes under Unlawful Entry and ‘Other Theft (excluding Unlawful Entry). The state average is 130 crimes per 1,000 properties. 

According to Budget Direct, Bardon’s crime rate dropped by 14 points in the last year, further lowering its risk profile for residents. However, it’s still a few points higher than the number one postal code on the list, 4055, covering the suburbs of Ferny Hills, Kedron Upper, Bunya, Ferny Grove, Ferny Hills and Upper Kedron which average 14 crimes per 1,000 properties.

Bardon’s ranking comes as no surprise as it has maintained its desirability and liveability for many years.

Nestled at the Mt Coot-tha foothills, Bardon, with a little under 10,000 residents, has a peaceful and rustic charm where families and their dogs can walk to local parks, biking trails and recreational places. Residents raise their kids amongst nature and wildlife and enjoy the weekly community events or dine at thriving cafes and restaurants.

Top 10 Safest Post Codes in Queensland from 2017 to 2022

  1. 4055 Ferny Hills, Kedron Upper, Bunya, Ferny Grove, Ferny Hills and Upper Kedron
  2. 4070 Anstead, Bellbowrie, Moggill and Priors Pocket
  3. 4061 The Gap
  4. 4037 Eatons Hill
  5. 4154 Gumdale, Ransome and Wakerley
  6. 4065 Bardon West, Jubilee, Rainworth and Bardon
  7. 4035 Albany Creek, Bridgeman Downs and Cashs Crossing
  8. 4025 Moreton Island, Bulwer, Cape Moreton, Cowan Cowan, Kooringal and Tangalooma
  9. 4067 St Lucia, St Lucia South and Ironside
  10. 4069 Brookfield, Chapel Hill, Fig Tree Pocket, Kenmore, Kenmore East, Kenmore Hills, Pinjarra Hills, Pullenvale, Upper Brookfield, Kenmore Dc and Lone Pine

Published 18 March 2023